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Was ‘Popeye’ born in Santa Monica?

Welcome to the battle for Popeye’s origin story. In the left corner, hailing from Illinois, a Polish saloon worker, the reigning champion, Frank “Rocky” Fiegel. And on the right, a fisherman, a bona fide sailorman from the Santa Monica Pier, the challenger, Olaf “Oli” Olsen. Popeye, the cartoon character dreamed up by Elzie Crisler Segar […]

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